Articles by Dr. Mark Quarto

The Lithium-Ion family of battery technologies has quickly become the center stage product in the advanced technology vehicle market.
As hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) and its derivatives continue to populate the market, HV LOI failures have become a common failure mode for technicians to analyze, diagnose, and repair. 
Hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) battery service or replacement is a topic often written about or discussed in the automotive trade magazines today. 
Determining electric transaxle or transmission state-of-health (SOH) and/or confirming that a catastrophic event has occurred is becoming a more important aspect.
  There is a new revenue stream in pursuing high voltage (HV) hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) battery packs diagnostics or service.